10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Echeveria purpusorum Overview
Echeveria purpusorum is an evergreen, succulent, perennial from the Crassulaceae family. It forms stemless, star-shaped rosettes measuring up to 8cm across, of fleshy, oval to triangular, grey-green leaves mottled with red-brown colouring. Red-orange flowers tipped with yellow appear in the summer. They are formed on arching stems above the foliage, up to 20cm tall.
Common problems with Echeveria purpusorum
Can also suffer from Mealybugs but is generally disease free.
How to harvest Echeveria purpusorum
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Echeveria purpusorum
Sown at 15 - 18ºC in early spring
Separate plantlets that have started to developed roots or take leaves from the base of the plant in spring & leave to callus over for a few days before placing on the surface of a tray of cactus compost topped with grit & place in a warm position with good light keeping the soil slightly moist.
Special features of Echeveria purpusorum
Other uses of Echeveria purpusorum
A low maintenance plant that suits container growing indoors.